Exodus: Gods and Kings Synopsis
Exodus: Gods and Kings” is the story of one man’s daring courage to take on the might of an empire. State of the art visual effects and 3D immersion bring new life to the story of Moses (Christian Bale), who leads 400,000 slaves on a monumental...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Richard Roeper
As a fictional, big-budget, 3-D, epic interpretation of Moses’ journey, Exodus: Gods and Kings is spectacular.
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90

Variety

By Justin Chang
What’s remarkable about Scott’s genuinely imposing Old Testament psychodrama is the degree to which he succeeds in conjuring a mighty and...
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80

Empire

As spectacular and surprising as you would expect from Scott. Its spiritual uncertainty – and lack of triumphalism – perhaps robs it of a...
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80

Total Film

By Jamie Graham
Scott operates on a suitably Biblical scale and grounds the spectacle with rock-solid turns from Bale and Edgerton.
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75

McClatchy-Tribune News Service

By Roger Moore
For all its stunning and stark wilderness settings (Spain and the Canary Islands), its stunning effects, technical proficiency and...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It’s not a question of believing it, exactly. Director Ridley Scott has simply made us want to be there, to wish we really were there, and...
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Exodus is a biblical epic that comes at you at maximum velocity but stays stirringly, inspiringly human.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
How you respond to the totality of Exodus: Gods and Kings will, I suspect, relate directly to how you responded to Ridley Scott's "Robin...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Stephen Farber
No movie with such a limp ending can be fully satisfying, and the beginning also falters. But the long middle section is a rousing good...
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Swarms of flies, oozing pustules, alligator attacks and gaggles of frogs are vividly rendered in three dimensions in Exodus: Gods and...
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Poor excuse

By dennis574
From a Hollywood point of view special effects weren't even that good. Moses and Ramses, historically both powerful men, were portrayed as faithless, unconfident men without any real passion, drive...

Nice

By ryanpalmerful
I'm baffled at all the Christians who think Hollywood is going to give an actual portrayal of a biblical story. If you go to see a Hollywood movie hoping to see factual things, you're an idiot. Just...

Mosses Revised

By ajensr
I dont want to send anyone into shock here... but... Charlton Heston is NOT in this Movie... But if you saw his version then you know EVERYTHING that happens in this one... In fact Heston's version...

Mmmmmm... long and slow

By klparrish1
This is one of my favorite Bible stories. Unfortunately, besides the good acting by Bale.. I thought the movie was too long and left a lot to be desired. As usual with most films these days, the...

Did They Have Access To a Bible?

By StusieQ
Let's see. The Nile turns to blood because crocodiles eat fishermen. This upsets the Eco system so the other plagues follow as a natural progression. Moses has no staff but he does have a...

No audience for this movie

By dsshumway
Bible reader? Everything possible is done to remove God from the story, to make this a story about men. Non-Bible reader? The story is told "realistically" with half a heart. The movie tries to...

completely not accurate

By rawkstarr7973
it's extremely sad when Hollywood can't even follow a well known biblical piece, so many parts were wrong that after a while I felt as if I was watching a liberal version of something that slightly...

Waste of time.

By kadecannon
This movie should NOT be getting positive reviews. Just and bad as the Noah movie. Most unbiblical Bible movie made next to Noah. Don't waste your time thinking you're going to get a good story....

Terrible

By appledaddy
I am a fan of bible based films but this is s stinker. Don't mind changes in a story line to make movies interesting but this is terrible. Waste of money...all the hype...is just that!!!...

Please use my 10 year old as a consultant!

By infinitelybeautifulu
The best part of the movies was that I was able to get a full refund of my tickets. With my money back in my pocket, let me share. I had to walk out, I wanted a to see a true depiction of Moses, and...

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Rated PG-13 | For for violence including battle sequences and intense images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Moody Biblical battle epic about Moses is gory and dull.
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